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CultureFest 305: Cuban Fusion Dance Workshop

11/14/2020 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Dance along with master teacher Marisol Blanco during this Cuban fusion dance workshop! Joined by guest musician Roger Consiglio, Marisol will teach a variety of traditional and popular Cuban dance styles, presenting in both English and Spanish.

Marisol Blanco stands on a beach in a blue dress and headdress with the wind blowing her skirt


If you’d like to chat with us and ask Marisol questions during the program, please join us on Zoom. You can also enjoy the program through Facebook Live.


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Captioning is available for this program. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability accommodation, please contact Hana Squires, Accessibility Coordinator, at accessibility@historymiami.org or call (305) 375-1621 at least two weeks in advance of the festival. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

Marisol Blanco wears a yellow dress and crown in the dance costume for the Orisha deity Oshun About Marisol: Marisol Blanco, Master Teacher and graduate of Cuba’s prestigious Superior Institute of Arts (bachelor dance teacher) and The National School of Arts (ENA) (professional dancer), teaches Afro-Cuban Folkloric and Popular Dance, as well as other forms of traditional dance from around the world. Marisol has been a professional dancer, teacher, and choreographer for more than 25 years. She has earned popularity for her Rumba classes and special Afro-Cuban learning program, “HPS.” Marisol emphasizes the connection between steps, story, song, percussion, body expression, philosophy, psychology, and technical knowledge in her classes. She creates an environment of support, motivation, creativity, and curiosity, while encouraging her students to reach their full potential in her classroom. She is the owner and director of Sikan Afrocuban Dance Project. Marisol is also a former member of the first female drumming and dance group, Obini-Bata. Learn more at www.marisolblanco.com.  

In partnership with the Koubek Center | Miami Dade College

  Images from www.marisolblanco.com


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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